Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates, 1818-1899 is a free collection at FamilySearch with name-searchable death certificates as well as browsable images of death certificates from Austria.

[su_heading size=”20″]How Do I Read the Records? [/su_heading]

These records are written in German and FamilySearch provides the following German language helps.

Here is an example of an Austrian death certificate written in German with English translation helps provided by FamilySearch. 

*”Österreich, Oberösterreich, Linz, Totenbeschauzettel, 1818-1899.” Database with images. FamilySearch. : 19 September 2017. Oberosterreichisches Landesarchiv (Upper Austrian Provincial Archives), Linz, Austria.
Austrian Death Certificate in German with English translation helps at FamilySearch listed at OnGenealogy
[su_heading size=”20″]What Can I Learn from these Records? [/su_heading]

These records include Austrian death certificates and may contain:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Age
  • Occupation
  • Birthplace
  • Country of origin
  • Last residence
  • Date and time of death
  • Cause of death
  • Date of burial


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